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Is there a way to save and reload browser appcache state?

On any browser, mobile or desktop. Just curious. Knowing how to do this or if this is possible would make my life way easier for testing.
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Is there a way to load a spreadsheet to jenkins? [closed]

I'm trying to write tests to load a spreadsheet that populates users to a program site. I was wondering if I can have a spreadsheet loaded to the site when the test runs on Jenkins. To be more ...
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Load testing a C# client-server GUI application

I am looking for a way to perform a load test on a client-server GUI application, developed in .NET C#. I was under the impression that Visual Studio Team Foundation Server has an option for creating ...
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How can a Software Tester use “Out of the Box” thinking approach to find more bugs?

Well, I am a black-box tester and I don't think out of the box. I just think about happy paths, thus I want to improve. I always read that testers should have great critical, analytical skills and ...
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Is there a ChromeDriver available for Mac OS X 64 bit?

I using Mac OS X 10.8.5. I was using Firefox driver for testing. I would like to use chrome driver too. I searched and all i got is chromedriver for Mac-32 bit.
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Changing course from Pre-Med to SQA engineering…what should I do?

I'm in my second semester as junior in college, and until recently, I've been on the pre-med track. Long story short, I realized that I wasn't planning on going to medical school because of my ...
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How to call a WinAPI function in QTP/UFT having a parameter that is a pointer to an application-defined callback function?

I was writing a function to get the handle of current active window in the Application. For that I am using Extern.Declare to declare and use WinAPI functions. I need to use EnumChildWindows which ...
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Can anyone with knowledge on Dafny explain why this method won't verify?

I'm came across this exercise while trying to learn Dafny: Write a method that will calculate the maximum value of an array and return its index. I'm definitely missing something here: (permalink) ...
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Difficulty setting focus on element with Selenium WebDriver

I have a Selenium WebDriver test where I enter some text into a text input box var input_Note = Driver.Instance.FindElement(By.Id("note")); input_Note.SendKeys("test"); I then attempt to ...
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Why test code should not be included in software application?

We are developing Android application and the developers feel it is difficult for us to write integration/unit tests. I read majority in Test cases in source code saying that test code should not be ...
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How do I assess the testing process of a project?

I need to asses the efficiency/productivity of a project's testing process, which also uses SCRUM. How do I go about? Are there some peer-reviewed or well-known standard approachs to evaluate the ...
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How much should a tester understand and rely on implementation details?

I am a test manager in my organization. We do mostly manual tests. Before that I was a developer. I find that my understanding of software implementation and architecture is very important for my ...
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QA Testing Process

We currently use the following processes for testing: Write a test plan (currently stored in Microsoft Test Manger) Execute Test plan Once the tested functionality is promoted to Production, ...
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Trying to understand what Travis CI does and when it should be used

I am very new to Git and I am planning to contribute to some open-source project on GitHub after discovering a small error in it. Upon forking it and fixing the error, I purposed a pull request and I ...
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Typical localization bugs

We are now adding support for German, Spanish, French, Italian to our application. We've translated all strings and added a big margin for them in the UI. Now I am wondering what kind of bugs to ...
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Is it possible to group java selenium tests in a larger utility class for reuse?

So say you have a made up flight booking application. I'm speaking on a very high level; because i'm more concerned with the design of these java objects. We're creating tests that have these classes ...
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Finding Elements On a Wwebpage

I am writing Coded UI Tests in Visual Studio and need to know the best way to find elements on a page. Would it be better to use the element's class or some other attribute?
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Where should I create a coded UI project?

Should Coded UI tests be within the solution that they are testing (similar to Unit Tests), or should they be contained in a separate, generic Coded UI solution that is built only once and executed ...
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How to load test a workflow system with stages linked by email

I want to load test a web site that provides a workflow system. In this system, users register and then create a record. An administrator sees the new record in their task list on a web page; they ...
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598 views

XPath not recognised in page object model in WebDriver [closed]

xpath not recognised in page object model in webdriver. @FindBy(xpath = "//td[contains (text(),'xxx')]") public WebElement topMenu; topMenu.click(); Error: Unable to locate element: ...
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What Assert.AreEqual(true, true); does? [closed]

Can any one explain Assert.AreEqual(true, true); with proper example and explanation?
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How to write test cases in selenium webdriver using C#, simultaneously when web application is being developed (application pages not available)

I want to write test cases when application is under developing. I know the design of the application based on the wireframes. I intend to write test cases in C# using the Selenuim WebDriver. ...
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115 views

How can I write test cases without knowing the application in Selenium IDE?

If I don't know the application I only know the Software requirements, on Software requirement basis I need to write the test cases in Selenium IDE. So how can I write the Test cases on Software ...
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2answers
161 views

Universal Skills in a QA role

Lately I have been looking for a new position in the QA world. My background, while short, has afforded me amazing learning opportunities and I feel it is time for me to take a leap and learn even ...
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What are the possible test scenario's to test a Text field?

Consider the text field accepts alpha-numeric characters. What could be some unique and out of the box test scenario's/cases that could be useful in finding an important defect.
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Role of Quality Assurance (Not testing!) in Agile

From Wikipedia: "Quality Assurance refers to administrative and procedural activities implemented in a quality system so that requirements and goals for a product, service or activity will be ...
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Testing non-central features

Only 1% of our clients use particular features or scenarios. Do you think we should spend as much time testing these features and scenarios as we spend on our central features and scenarios, or we ...
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1answer
47 views

Best way to wait till the status changes

I have to automate a web page. Which has the following behaviour. I will create an application and the created application will be displayed in a table. The table has a column named status. The ...
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59 views

Where should a test server be hosted?

Should a test server be hosted locally or on the internet ? What are the pros/cons? I have seen people do both. What is best practice?
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Lightweight load & performance testing frameworks

Which lightweight load and/or performance testing frameworks could you recommend? some considerations: Configuration with not too much coding (some JS would be okay) command line + text editor ...
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1answer
287 views

Simulating realistic latency to a WAN SQL server

Context: Our desktop application communicates with a SQL server, some clients use a WAN connection to reach this SQL server. When they complain something is very slow we ask a list of ping times to ...
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How to iterate a list of WebElements and print the values one by one to perform some action

List<WebElement> allLinks = driver.findElements(By.xpath("//div[@class='datepicker']/div/table/tbody/tr/td/table/tbody[2]/tr/td[@class='' or @class='datepickerSaturday' or ...
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174 views

How to gather usage statistics for various open source testing frameworks

My organization would like to choose between the TestNG and Robot Framework. I thought it better to approach this from the stand point of usage statistics, since both are open source. How do I go ...
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Virtualbox can fully run any OS?

I want to use Virtualbox to run Windows in Ubuntu. Can it really run every OS with no problems or restrictions if my PC respects the requirements? And can I run it in full screen?
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Possible for specific hardware to cause memory leaks?

I'm running a stress test for about 12 hours on some new hardware we just got. My new baselines look ok but one process is worse than before. Only one process is a culprit. I've tried so many ...
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Invalid xml data generator

I am searching for a tool that can generate invalid data for xml. I know data valid in one system might be invalid in other. Still some error like length, signs, repetition could be simulated. I do ...
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1answer
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BDD in Validation: good tools?

Context: For 2.5 years, I wrote Java-based desktop software at software company A (the supplier). The software also has a server and a web component. The software was custom-built for company B (the ...
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Give me some tips for testing Email client mobile application

I am not familiar with e-mail but I need to test Email client for mobile platform. I suppose that there are some test engineers which can help me to define tricky use cases and well-known problems ...
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1answer
704 views

I want to parameterize the filename textfield of CSV dataset config

I want to parameterize the filename textfield of CSV dataset config from other CSV dataset config. Here is my test plan Test Plan CSV Config1-file1 Login LoopController CSV config2-file2 ...
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Who should log bugs? [closed]

In an agile environment where project priorities constantly change meeting deliverables, how healthy is the situation where bugs are logged by project members other than the actual qa member who is ...
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1answer
338 views

Parsing xpath results in selenium ide

I'm trying to get a list of all the links that follow a certain rule ( their href is Downloads.aspx?<somestring> ) *Note: I'm using Selenium IDE, the Firefox plugin for this. In order to get ...
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1answer
141 views

UAT Best practises | Level of detail

For our current software product some of our enterprise clients want to run User Acceptance Testing on their own acceptance environment. To help them get started we have setup an UAT testing suite ...
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3answers
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Getting up to speed quickly with automation tests

I'm starting a new QA engineering internship and I've been tasked with automation tests. I was going through the documentation for selenium and testNG and it seems straightforward and easy to pickup. ...
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2answers
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Writing Test cases in an agile approach

I use to develop test cases in the traditional way by defining the following for each test senario:- Test case name. “View Current Transaction” Pre-condition. Valid “Username & password” The ...
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2answers
543 views

Force selenium to use the portable firefox application

I have installed firefox 14 and has firefox portable version 25.0.1 on the machine, where I run tests for a web site. Due to a limitation in the site I'm testing, I cannot run my tests on firefox 14 ...
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2answers
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Selenium: Basic Drop Down

I am very new to the world of QA and selenium. I have been trying to create a number of tests to run and cannot seem to get the commands to work properly on one specific drop down. When I execute the ...
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1answer
389 views

Best resources for learning Ruby/Cucumber/Rspec test suite organization and refactoring [closed]

I'm working with a Cucumber suite that needs refactoring and organization. The end goal is to have a maintainable suite of tests that matter enough that developers will stop if the cucumber tests are ...
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What are the leading policies on limiting bug reporting redundancy?

Currently automated reports run on recurring monitors based on user encounters. At the start the automated errors were for the most part useless because there were 400 low priority bugs, 50 major, two ...
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Can any one explain me about how / where to use Listeners in TestNG? [closed]

As I am new to TestNG, I would like to request you guys to please give me a brief about @Listeners. If possible please provide a dummy code of the same.
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339 views

Why does my xPath locator only work once?

I am learning Java to automate testcases using WebDriver. As for now I was using Selenium IDE. I have a scenario. In date picker on selecting date, based on the current date and time-future timeslots ...

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